Search found 3359 matches

by mgcjag
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Oil Pressure mystery
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Great Britain

Re: Oil Pressure mystery

Hi Chris https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p/sm ... auge-cb-op are a good starter for all the parts you need.....unfortunatly i think the only similar oil guage is this 100psi unit... they also sell pipes and fittings and are very helpefull...Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Stripped sump plug thread
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Great Britain

Re: Stripped sump plug thread

Hi...Just befor you start drilling have a look at the thread.....just been looking at a couple of old posts and one says that the thread extends much further into the sump than the actual length of the plug.....so could be there is quite a bit of good unused thread still availabel......you then just...
by mgcjag
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Stripped sump plug thread
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Great Britain

Re: Stripped sump plug thread

This could be an option... https://www.coolcatcorp.com/Merchant5/m ... y_Code=Oil dont rush into anything yet im sure you will get a few options given...Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to upgrade gearbox and/or diff
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Great Britain

Re: Best way to upgrade gearbox and/or diff

Hi Brett...welcom to the forum...as mentioned in another of your posts o/d is not an option for you..they can only be fitted to the longer wheelbase cars....so it a 5 speed option and or diff change....depending what your looking to gain.....lots of info on the forum.. heren is one of our longer thr...
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Torsion Bar (single adjustment)
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Great Britain

Re: Torsion Bar (single adjustment)

Hi Phil...are you really sure your torsion bars are no good.......there are plenty of E types out there with your type of milage and original torsion bars with good ride height.......Why not just set the correct ride height then monitor over the summer and see if it drops.....It probably takes less ...
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cam cover stud removal
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Great Britain

Re: Cam cover stud removal

Hi Brian....can you see any of the stud..where has it sheared off...can you see any of it....do you now have the cam cover removed..a photo would help...Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: new member
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Great Britain

Re: new member

Hi...Welcom to the forum....im sure you will find it interesting..whats your name please try to put it in the signature area with your car model (do you have one) Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Garage heater
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Great Britain

Re: Garage heater

Hi Dave..have u tried out the heater..a mate is thinking of getting one...does it take long to heat your space..cheers Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Torsion Bar (single adjustment)
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Great Britain

Re: Torsion Bar (single adjustment)

Hi Phil....yes they can be set/adjusted independantly..the procedure is in the service manual..its not complicated and you will need to make up setting links......as you suspension has been overhalled recently there should be no siezed parts so making it even easier.....go with what you have.....you...
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: IRS Renovation
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Great Britain

Re: IRS Renovation

Hi Phil...looks great....befor you install it have you considered the simple handbrake mod http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=6170 Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Cold start issue
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Great Britain

Re: Cold start issue

Hi....full details and diagrams in the Carb section of the service manual.....look at your carbs there are rods connecting all 3...the top ones are for the throttle..underneath is anorter set connectin all 3 and operate the choke lever....you should see the operating cable comming through the bulkhe...
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil Filler Cap, Gap to Bonnet, and Improving Breathing ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1278
Great Britain

Re: Oil Filler Cap, Gap to Bonnet, and Improving Breathing ?

Hi Paul if you mean the one in the photo above your post then it mentions CMC https://www.classic-motor-cars.co.uk
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Splined Yoke
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Great Britain

Re: Splined Yoke

Hi Bill thanks for the reply....is your last sentance correct....or should it be ...would not.....thanks Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Splined Yoke
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Great Britain

Re: Splined Yoke

Hi Bill..thats a great tool but unfotunatly must of us diy guys dont have the facility to make one so pressing the shaft while supporting the hub carrier is something we have to resort to.....most times you will seperate the splined yoke but there is always the chance of damaging the carrier....that...
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Splined Yoke
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Great Britain

Re: Splined Yoke

Hi Robbie...thanks for the offer....im only acting a 3rd party to help....Im sure Andy will post here soon and update progress....all the best...Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Splined Yoke
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Great Britain

Re: Splined Yoke

Hi Christopher its just the splined yoke....not the hub.....im currently useing xj6 splined yoke on e type rear splined hub on my C type build so i know they fit just not sure they are the same part as on E type....the damage was caused by a garage trying to press out the splined shaft.....the hub c...
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Splined Yoke
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Great Britain

Re: Splined Yoke

Hi Andrew...thanks for the reply....will get one and check it out...all the best...Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Splined Yoke
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Great Britain

Splined Yoke

Hi All....Splined yoke that fits into rear hub....No 26 on SNG https://www.sngbarratt.com/uk/#!/English/FindParts/Families/XKE%20~2F%20E-Type/3/84/9705/7809/18224/1/10/1/viewassembly/21936/:REAR%20HUB,%20CARRIER%20&%20OUTER%20FULCRUM%20SHAFT shown as no longer available...a friend needs a replacemen...
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Smith oil pressure gauge - how to reattach black plastic hose to fitting
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Great Britain

Re: Smith oil pressure gauge - how to reattach black plastic hose to fitting

Hi Bruce..welcom to the forum...lots of info here im sure you will enjoy....re oil pipe.....best way is heat the fitting and push onto the pipe....same as with nylon type fuel lines...Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Series 2 DHC Blue Reg 3WBJ - Circa 1980
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Great Britain

Re: Series 2 DHC Blue Reg 3WBJ - Circa 1980

I like it....nice clean lines of the bonnet not interupted by an after thought of sticking a vinyl number acress it.....Steve